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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 19.2 December 2007

Solitary-sociable dolphins in the UK

By - Mark Peter Simmonds, Laura Stansfield

In 2006, there were at least four 'solitary-sociable' dolphins in the UK and two others nearby on the adjacent French coasts. These animals presented very significant challenges for those attempting to manage their welfare, and by the end of 2006 two of them had been killed, almost certainly as a result of their unusual behaviour; in late summer 2007, a third was badly wounded. 

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist